'Demands repeated reading. These stories are very funny, and very sad, usually at the same time. Which, as Flattery shows us brilliantly, is the best time' JON MCGREGOR An urgent and unforgettable collection of stories, Show Them a Good Time explores types - men and women, their assigned roles and meanings - in today's society.
Our creation stories begin with the notion of expulsion from our original home. We spend our lives struggling to return to the place we fit in, the body we belong in, the people that understand us, the life we were meant for. But the places we remember are ever-changing, and ever since we left, they continue to alter themselves, betraying the deal made when leaving.
Scott and Lynda Gratton offer a simple framework based on three fundamental principles (Narrate, Explore and Relate) to give you the tools to navigate the challenges ahead. Both a personal road-map and a primer for governments, corporations and colleges, The New Long Life is the essential guide to a longer, smarter, happier life
Taut and luminous, graceful and wild, Suncatcher is a poignant coming-of-age novel about difficult friendships and sudden awakenings. Mesmerizingly it charts the loss of innocence and our recurring search for love - or consolation - bringing these extraordinary lives into our own.
'Absolutely dazzling' Marian Keyes 'On every page there are little shimmering bombs' Lisa Taddeo 'Startling, urgent and intimate' Lisa McInerney 'I lived every scene as I read' Donal Ryan Being Tommy's mother is too much for Sonya. Too much love, too much fear, too much longing for the cool wine she gulps from the bottle each night. Because Sonya is burning the fish fingers, and driving too fast, and swimming too far from the shore, and Tommy s life is in her hands.
Part of the experience of being alive in the twenty-first century is the feeling that your attention span is collapsing, along with those of everyone around you - including your children. Why have we lost our ability to focus? What are the causes? And - most importantly - how do we get it back? In Stolen Focus, internationally bestselling author Johann Hari sets out on a global investigative journey into our shortening attention spans.
John Mandel 'The Get Out meets The Devil Wears Prada crossover you've been waiting for' Cosmopolitan 'A thriller that's funny, compelling and also a searing look at race' Stylist 'Filled with twists both unsettling and unexpected' TIME